Defence lawyer in major gangland killing case is shot dead

The defence lawyer of a crown witness in a major gangland investigation was shot dead in the Amsterdam district of Buitenveldert on Wednesday morning, police say. Derk Wiersum was representing Nabil B, a key witness in the case against gangland boss Ridouan Taghi. Taghi is said to be behind a string of killings in Utrecht and Amsterdam in the ongoing the ongoing ‘mocro mafia’ drugs wars. The shooting happened around 7.30am. Neighbours reported hearing several shots and the gunman, said … Continue reading Defence lawyer in major gangland killing case is shot dead